One of my favorite things about fall and winter is watching the outdoors
transition in color from bright greens to orange and brown hues. With
the large assortment of leaves available in our own backyards, it would
be a shame to not take advantage their beauty. One of the easiest ways
to appreciate and preserve the leaves’ shapes and colors is to make a bookmark out of them...
Recently my wife and I threw our son a birthday party and we had a lot
of fun planning the whole thing! My son loves to play cowboy, so we
decided to throw him a Wild West themed party. In our backyard, we
created a Wild West town using large boxes from our recycling bins....
With the cool weather and bright red and gold hues, fall is a great time
to get outside with the family. A few weekends ago my kids and I
decided to create a fun scarecrow using materials from our yard and my
tool bench. This is a great project to keep your kids busy...
If you’re the parent of a young child, or simply are an avid reader
yourself, used books are the perfect option for you! Aside from looking
at used book stores, which offer good values from time-to-time, there
are plenty of resources to purchase, exchange, sell or donate...
The 2013-2014 school year is in full swing which means I’m back to
packing lunches for my two children on a daily basis. Although our
school district has been nationally recognized for its hot lunch
program, my children and I prefer to bring a lunch from home. During the next school year, consider the following benefits...